C&IT Agency Forum 2014 opens today

C&IT's Agency Forum will start at The Grove this afternoon, followed by Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter, before the conference kicks off at Wembley Stadium tomorrow.

The C&IT Agency Forum 2014 will take place at Wembley Stadium for the first time
The C&IT Agency Forum 2014 will take place at Wembley Stadium for the first time

Follow the event and join the discussion via Twitter using #CITAgencyForum.

The annual C&IT Agency Forum, which runs from 6-8 August, has a line-up of speakers including event planners from Talk Talk, Virgin Media, Tedx, Amadeus and Office Depot.

Around 70 representatives from event agencies will enjoy afternoon tea and activities at The Grove hotel, followed by an evening at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter, which has been sponsored by London & Partners.

The conference will open tomorrow at Wembley Stadium with an ice-breaker session from motivational speaker Shed Simove, followed by a keynote from Virgin Media's programme director for Glasgow 2014, Luke Southern, who will share insights into the brand's work involvement in the Commonwealth Games.

Salome Heusel, deputy director, TEDx, TED Conferences will present on how to create Ted-style conferences and events via Skype live from New York, and Talk Talk's internal communications & events manager Maggie Roxburgh will join with Logistik strategy director Lawrence Alexander to present on the latest event technologies in action.

A corporate panel Q&A session on understanding brand's internal challenges will feature event managers from financial firm Permira, Office Depot and travel technology firm Amadeus.

The event will continue on Friday with a session on procurement.

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